PITTSBURGH — The Robert Morris University Colonials took on the No. 11 Providence College Friars in the Championship game of the 2017 Three Rivers Classic.
The Friars started off the scoring in the first period with a goal from Scott Conway. The Colonials came back in the second when Ryley Risling put one behind Hayden Hawkey, only to be answered by Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Kasper Bjorkqvist. It was an even match in the third period, with both teams coming up empty. The Friars went on to win the Confluence Cup with a 2-1 victory over the Colonials.
The Colonials next match up against Niagara on Jan. 9.
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Elias Ghantous stands over Kasper Bjorkqvist during the first period.
Erik Foley gets pushed into the boards by Timmy Moore during the first period.
Jason O’Neill holds back Sean Giles in front of the net.
Alex Bontje gets hit in the face by Greg Printz during the first.
Ryley Risling tips it into the net putting RMU on the board.
Davis Bunz takes a hit from Nick Prkusic after tripping Dan Mantenuto,
Ryley Risling pushes into Josh Wilkins in front of the net.
Ryley Risling watches the puck and Josh Wilkins during the second.
Shane Kavanagh takes possession after a deflected shot from Brady Ferguson.
Providence College wins 2-1.
Providence College wins the Three Rivers Classic.